I'll be back in the USA in a little over 24 hours. My appointment book is back open and I eagerly await your emails and/or calls. Happy Holidays, everyone. Can't wait to get back to work.

Meanwhile, here's a couple great photos from a Shinto shrine and a Buddhist temple, respectively.

Nazis can eat shit. Swastikas are interesting and awesome and 15 years of white dudes being assholes will not change that.

These are not ribbons. They are thousands of paper cranes strung together. Devotion.

This blog... why I don't like doing tattoos in a language I don't speak or write. Ever.

Those of you who do have japanese or chinese characters, do you dare submit your tattoo?